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Balls made of rice flour, coconut and jaggery(sharkkara)
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 6 people


  • 2 cups Roasted rice flour
  • 1 1/2 cups Boiled water
  • Salt As reqd
  • 1 cup Grated coconut
  • ½ cup Jaggery Sharkkara
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds Jeerakam
  • 2 nos Cardamom Elakka


  • Boil about 2 cups of water in a vessel along with the reqd salt.
  • Mix together the roasted rice flour and the boiled water.
  • Knead them well to form a dough.
  • Heat up a pan or a kadai.
  • Add coconut, jaggery, cumin seeds and cardamom.
  • Cook, till jaggery melts.
  • Allow it to cool.
  • Coat your hand with extra flour to prevent sticking.
  • Make 10 small balls off the above dough and flatten them.
  • Place a small quantity of the coconut mix in the middle of the flattened balls.
  • Seal the edges so as to form the shape of a ball.
  • Repeat the procedure for the remaining balls.
  • Steam these balls for 10 mins.
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